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Note:Do not use this statement to drop a function that is part of a package. Instead, either drop the entire package using the DROP PACKAGE Statement or redefine the package without the function using the CREATE PACKAGE Statement with the
The function must be in your own schema or you must have the
PROCEDURE system privilege.
Specify the schema containing the function. If you omit
schema, then the database assumes the function is in your own schema.
Specify the name of the function to be dropped.
The database invalidates any local objects that depend on, or call, the dropped function. If you subsequently reference one of these objects, then the database tries to recompile the object and returns an error if you have not re-created the dropped function.
If any statistics types are associated with the function, then the database disassociates the statistics types with the
FORCE option and drops any user-defined statistics collected with the statistics type.
DROP FUNCTION oe.SecondMax;
See Also:Creating Aggregate Functions: Example for information about creating the